Map of flight path and driving directions from Birmingham to Des Moines.
Shortest flight path between Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).
How far is Des Moines from Birmingham?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Birmingham and Des Moines. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 667.410 miles
- 1074.092 kilometers
- 579.963 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.Haversine formula
- 667.748 miles
- 1074.637 kilometers
- 580.257 nautical miles
The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).
|A||Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport|
|B||Des Moines International Airport|
|City:||Des Moines, IA|
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Birmingham and Des Moines.
Des Moines, IA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 121 kg (267 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Birmingham (BHM) → Des Moines (DSM).